Coatbridge Library

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Buchanan Centre | 126 Main Street | Coatbridge | ML5 3BJ

01236 856444 | | #CoatbridgeLib

Disabled Access Friendly – Parking Available Below Buchanan Centre | Free WIFI | LogintoLearn Centre

Opening Hours

Monday 9am to 5pm
Tuesday 9am to 7pm
Wednesday 9am to 5pm
Thursday 9am to 7pm
Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday 10am to 5pm
Sunday Closed



Wednesdays 10am to 10.30am Weekly 0 – 4 years

Sessions must be booked in advance. Booking is available from Thursday, 1pm on the week before by calling the library or in person.

Book Groups

Friday 1.30pm to 2.30pm Every 4 weeks
Saturday 2pm to 3pm Every 4 weeks

For more information on our online events visit the libraries What’s On section.

At Coatbridge Library you can:

  • Borrow books (including large print) and talking books.
  • Use the internet free of charge, send emails, shop online, use PCs.
  • From Monday 17 May, you will be able to book a study space within the library in 2-hour slots. These must be booked in advance. Bookings can be made by contacting the library directly on 01236 856444.
  • Send a fax or photocopy a document.
  • Scanning facilities.
  • Buy stamps, maps, local history publications and more.
  • Buy books through our ordering service.
  • Look up information and use our eReference materials.
  • Borrow from our collections of books in Polish.
  • Borrow from our Lift Off collections to improve your reading and writing skills.
  • Borrow from our special Healthy Reading collection to help improve your mental health.



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